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Brinc TechBlazers Accelerator Program

Brinc, one of the world’s leading global venture accelerators, and The Chennai Angels (TCA), a leading angel investor network, are launching an online acceleration program for AgriTech & FoodTech, HealthTech, and FinTech startups, for which applications are now open. The three-month intensive program will provide participating startups with a minimum…

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How to get started as an Angel Investor?

What is Angel Investing? An angel investor is an individual who provides capital to a start-up for ownership equity or convertible debt. They back early-stage start-ups that have high growth potential and high risk. Angels are high net worth individuals who want to expand their investment horizons by backing start-ups…

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How to evaluate deals

By Reji Joseph Angel Investor, Advisor, Social Worker and Artist Context Setting One of the critical aspects of investing in start-up is to have a robust process of evaluating the deals that are showcased to angel investors. Investing in a start-up has a bigger element of judgement at an early…

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How to find the right Angel Investor in India

How to find the right Angel Investor in India Start-ups require funding at various stages of their growth. They may need initial funding at the seed stage for go-to-market and later for development of new products, hiring resources, marketing and sales expansion. The most common funding for these stages is through…

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How to pitch to Angel Investors

How to pitch to Angel Investors By Chandu Nair Entrepreneur & Advisor Angel investors can be current or former entrepreneurs, business leaders, family business folks or successful people in their own fields with one key thing in common – a high net worth with a penchant for investing in new…

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Conducting Business, Financial and Legal Due Diligence

Conducting Business, Financial and Legal Due Diligence    (By K Ramakrishnan, Spark Capital Advisors Pvt Ltd. Senior Managing Director – Strategic Relationships)*  The Need Theory of fundamental finance postulates the direct correlation between risk and reward; however higher risk is not a guarantee for higher reward. Angel investors seeking to…

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Finding the Right Start-up to Invest in

The past decade has seen a massive growth in India’s start-up industry. Over the course of 2019, India saw the emergence of 7 new unicorns, bringing the total count to 24, standing third only after the US and China. This is the vote of confidence that the future of the…

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The Chennai Angels fund uFony ? School Diary

uFony Services Pvt. Ltd., the Pune-based Ed-Tech company, has raised funding from The Chennai Angels & other independent investors for School Diary®, an interactive platform that brings education to smartphones. School Diary® is a user-friendly platform that caters to K12 schools, helping them engage students and conduct classes virtually without…

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